8 miles
Distance
1,043 ft
Climb
-2,109 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This route is the recommended Mount Helena Ridge ride for the 2018 season, due to construction on West Main Street. It stays on the Ridge all the way to the Mount Helena City Park, and descends the north side via Diretissima Trail and Prairie Trail. Please be alert for hikers and dog walkers in this popular park.

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Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Mount Helena Ridge - 2018 Construction Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,066 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,150 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,216 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,150 ft
  • Grade
    -2.453%
  • Grade max
    -43.372%
  • Grade min
    33.732%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,341 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Middle
Oct 14, 2018 @ 10:30am
24 hours
Snow melt, some drifting. Wet and thin mud slime in places.
Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Lower
Oct 14, 2018 @ 10:30am
24 hours
Snow drifting but mostly thin to wet and puddles with typical thin mud in the rocky soil
Prairie Trail
Sep 27, 2018 @ 12:30pm
Sep 27, 2018
Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Upper
Aug 12, 2018 @ 7:09am
Aug 12, 2018
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Swaney Trail
Jun 20, 2018 @ 11:27am
Jun 20, 2018
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